Second, we recognize the severity of these allegations, and believe the accusers. We sincerely apologize if the book club's selection of this book was harmful to our membership, the bi+ community, or abuse victims anywhere. We understand that even honest mistakes can cause painful feelings, and we're committed to learning from this mistake as we move forward.
Please feel free to reach out, either publicly or privately, if there is any discussion you wish to have regarding this issue. We welcome feedback and conversation.
In the coming days, we'll have a discussion about how to prevent mistakes like these in the future. To those who responded to this post--THANK YOU for the call in. We're listening.
The 2018-2019 BOP Board